The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Sussex region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 30 35 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 16 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.56% 2.31% 0.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.80% 9.57% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
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£120 £175 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -27.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £213
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
125 94 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 35.61% 24.10% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 43 31
Average daily rate £220 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.93% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £296 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £585 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 4
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -58.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the West Sussex region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the West Sussex region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +6 4 £120 -31.42%
Gatwick - 3 £140 - 2
Littlehampton - 3 - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
3 22 (62.86%) Windows 7
4 18 (51.43%) MS Office
5 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (31.43%) ITIL
6 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
6 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (20.00%) Blackberry
8 7 (20.00%) MCSE
8 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (20.00%) SQL
9 6 (17.14%) WAN
9 6 (17.14%) Service Management
9 6 (17.14%) Windows 8
10 5 (14.29%) vSphere
10 5 (14.29%) MCDST
10 5 (14.29%) SCCM
10 5 (14.29%) VMware
10 5 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (14.29%) Symantec
10 5 (14.29%) Dell
10 5 (14.29%) LAN
11 4 (11.43%) Oracle
11 4 (11.43%) HP
11 4 (11.43%) SAN
11 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
11 4 (11.43%) DNS

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (8.57%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (51.43%) MS Office
2 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) WAN
2 5 (14.29%) LAN
3 4 (11.43%) SAN
3 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.43%) DNS
3 4 (11.43%) VLAN
4 2 (5.71%) Network Security
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless
5 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 11 (31.43%) Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Server Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Rollout Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.71%) IT Support
7 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Server Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.43%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.86%) Statistics
3 1 (2.86%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.86%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) Windows 7
3 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (17.14%) Windows 8
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Vista
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Phone
7 3 (8.57%) Linux
8 1 (2.86%) Android
8 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Service Management
3 4 (11.43%) ITSM
3 4 (11.43%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.57%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) VBScript
3 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) MCSE
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.29%) MCDST
3 3 (8.57%) MCITP
4 2 (5.71%) MCP
4 2 (5.71%) MCSA
4 2 (5.71%) MCTS
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) vSphere
3 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (8.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
2 5 (14.29%) Symantec
2 5 (14.29%) Dell
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) HP
3 4 (11.43%) Apple
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) Lotus
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) Kaseya
6 1 (2.86%) SOTI
6 1 (2.86%) Juniper
6 1 (2.86%) SAP
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